In November, the cultural season continues! Here are the must-see exhibitions this fall for a little shot of culture.
“Finally the cinema! Arts, images and shows in France (1833-1907)” at the Musée d'Orsay
The Lumiere brothers gave birth to cinema 1895. Two centuries later, the Musée d'Orsay returns to the genesis of this invention that changed the world forever... Therefore, Finally the cinema! Arts, images and shows in France (1833-1907) is a celebration of cinema as a cultural phenomenon within the context of older art forms and the modes of cultural representation and imagination from which cinema emerged. The exhibition brings together almost 300 films, photographs, drawings, paintings and sculptures. We find works by Auguste Rodin, Claude Monet, Pierre Bonnard, Berthe Morisot and Charles Pathé alongside lesser-known artists.
Or : Musée d'Orsay, 1 Rue de la Legion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris.
When : From September 28, 2021 to January 16, 2022.
“Destination Cosmos, the ultimate challenge” at the Atelier des Lumières
Since 22 last october,Atelier des Lumieres offers a brilliant immersive exhibition that narrates the conquest of space and the challenges faced by Man. We plunge our heads into the stars through a journey that begins in Guyana. From there, direction the cosmos right in the middle of planets, nebulae and supernovae. We then find ourselves criss-crossing the canyons of mars among the rovers before discovering Jupiter and its debilitating winds. We like: adventure sound and lights, completely delirious!
Or : The Atelier des Lumières, 38 Rue Saint-Maur, 75011 Paris.
When : From October 22 to November 20, 2021.
“Cinémode” by Jean-Paul Gaultier at the Cinémathèque of Paris
From October 6 to January 16, 2022, Jean-Paul Gaultier is the guest of honor at the Cinematheque French, that welcomes " CineFashion ". This exhibition highlights the movie outfits that the creator has made for the most legendary films! Indeed, whoever cut his teeth at Pierre Cardin in 1970 is known for its unisex and precursory futuristic creations… The very first outfit signed Gaultier to appear on the big screen dates from 1989. You can see it in The cook, the thief, his wife and her lover by Peter Greenaway. Other legendary outfits follow, which we have seen in particular in And God created man, The Stuck Charm of the Bourgeoisie, James Blondes or even Sleepy Hollow...
More than a retrospective focused on Jean-Paul Gaultier, CinéMode relates how clothes found their place in cinema. And especially how this fashion juggernaut used it to convey messages, echoing the film or even current events. An unmissable exhibition both for fashion fans but also for aficionados of the 7th art!
Or : French Cinematheque, 51 Rue de Bercy, 75012 Paris.
When : From October 6, 2021 to January 16, 2022.
"Georgia O'Keeffe" at the Center Pompidou
The Center Pompidou highlights the work of one of the greatest artists of the abstract painting : Georgia o'keeffe. Through floral paintings that look like vulvae, abstract landscapes or bone focus, the outstanding colorist explores matter and color with her own genius. In a big white cube, we discover his most beautiful works, from the greatest American collections.
Or : Center Pompidou Rue Saint-Martin, 75004 Paris.
When : Until December 6, 2021.
at the Luxembourg Museum
Inspired by humanist photography, its French origins and the art of so-called photography " of street " very popular in the United States, Vivian maier represents a major figure in XNUMXth century photography. Self-portraits, American (New York, Chicago) or even Parisian street scenes, sidewalk chronicles, small daily gestures... This selfie pioneer explores all her subjects, passionate about the social and political changes she observes. A truly fascinating exhibition that will enchant photo lover !
Or : Luxembourg Museum, 19 Rue de Vaugirard, 75006, Paris.
When : Until January 16, 2022.
Azzedine Alaia, Peter Lindbergh
at the Azzedine Alaïa Foundation
This exhibition (the first for the Foundation, in 2021!) celebrates two talents who left their mark forever the history of photography and that of fashion. Through silver prints and clothes whose common denominator is monochrome, the works of Peter Lindbergh and those ofAzzedine Alaïa are gathered here and converse in a community of spirit that has never weakened… Everyone finds this impression of poetic realism which magnifies personalities before satisfying their creative ambition.
Or : Azzedine Alaïa Foundation, 18 rue de la Verrerie, 75004 Paris.
When : From May 20 to November 14, 2021.
at Nolinski Paris
As of October 12, the Nolinski Paris will host a new photo exhibition entitled "The Mirrors". Organized by Charlotte Barthélemy - graduated from the Ecole du Louvre, specialized in History of Art and Photography – with the support of master auctioneer Yann Le Mouel, this collection of prints will even be offered on Drouot Online. On the program: 224 photographs collected over 20 years and which are constructed like a game of doubles. From Audrey Hepburn to Brigitte Bardot via Monica Vitti and Alain Delon, these mirrors deliver the incredible beauty of actors.
Or : Nolinski Paris, 16 avenue de l'Opéra, 75001 Paris.
When : From October 12 to November 17, 2021.
at the Petit Palais
Since September 28, Jean Michel Othoniel invested the entire Petit Palais as well as his garden. For the occasion, in addition to 70 new works, the artist invents The Narcissus Theorem : a flower-man, who by reflecting himself, reflects the world around him. He thus weaves a web of unreality, illusion and the liberation of the imagination... TENNIS BRACELET blue bricks, Lotus et gold necklaces, Crown of the Night, Wild Knots et Precious Stone Wall shimmering: all his works are embedded in the building, suspended from the trees or even floating on the water. They blend happily with the architecture of the Petit Palais and the gold of its garden like an invitation to dream... Placed under the sign of re-enchantment, the visit is open to the public!
Or : Petit Palais, Avenue Winston Churchill 75008 Paris.
When : From September 28, 2021 to January 2, 2022.
at the Jacquemart-André Museum
This exhibition celebrates the creative genius of Sandro Botticelli (1445 – 1510) and the activity of his studio, exhibiting a forty works of the Italian painter, alongside some paintings by his Florentine contemporaries. Become one of the greatest artists of the italian renaissance, Botticelli's career bears witness to the influence and profound changes that transformed the city under the Medici. Relentlessly, he alternated unique creation and mass production… Thus, following a chronological and thematic order, the exhibition will reveal the importance of this workshop practice, typical of the Italian Renaissance. It will present Botticelli in his role as creator, but also asentrepreneur and former.
Or : Jacquemart-André Museum, 158 Boulevard Haussmann, 75008 Paris.
When : From September 10, 2021 to January 24, 2022.
“The Mozorov Collection – Icons of modern art”
at the Louis Vuitton Foundation
Presented for the first time outside Russia, The Morozov Collection brings together major works by Cézanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Renoir, Monet, Bonnard, Denis, Matisse, Derain and Picasso alongsideiconic artists of the Russian avant-garde such as Vrubel, Malevitch, Repin, Larionov or Serov. In total, more than 200 masterpieces of modern art, both French and Russian, are exhibited.
Or : Fondation Louis Vuitton, 8 Avenue du Mahatma Gandhi, in the Bois de Boulogne, 75116 Paris.
When : From September 22, 2021 to February 22, 2022.
« Paris-Athens, Birth of modern Greece 1675 ‐ 1919 »
At the Louvre
Le Louvre Museum offers a magnificent jump in time through a trip from Paris to Athens, discovering the Modern Greece… A fascinating exhibition that celebrates the bicentenary of theindependence of the Greece… This retrospective brings together a large number of works combining paintings, sculptures, photographs, archeology and other costumes… So many elements reflecting the identity of this country with such a rich culture… Read the full article here.
Or : Louvre Museum, rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris.
When : From September 30, 2021 to February 7, 2022.
“Henri Cartier-Bresson – See Paris again”
at the Carnavalet Museum
Within its walls, the oldest museum in Paris houses drawings, prints, posters, photographs, objects of history and memory and other heritage archive collections retracing the history of the capital, from prehistory to the present day… For its very first inaugural exhibition, the museum is associated with the foundation Henri Cartier-Bresson and will feature never-before-seen prints and audiovisual recordings of the founder of the Magnum agency who immortalized Paris in the XNUMXth century… Read the full article here.
Or : Carnavalet Museum, 16 Rue des Francs Bourgeois 75003 Paris.
When : From June 15 to October 31, 2021.
“Thierry Mugler: Couturissime”
at the Museum of Decorative Arts
After a resounding success at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the exhibition " Thierry Mugler: Couturissime » arrives in Paris, at the Museum of Decorative Arts. It's extraordinary creativity and the mystical universe from the couturier Thierry Mugler which will be highlighted through this exhibition. We then rediscover her haute couture fashion shows, her recognizable silhouettes, her sublime photos or even her shows... Read the full article here.
Or : Museum of Decorative Arts, 107 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris.
When : From September 30, 2021 to April 24, 2022.
« Vogue Paris 1920-2020 »
at the Palais Galliera
Founded by Condé Nast en 1920, Vogue Paris today represents theone of the oldest fashion magazines still edited. To celebrate its 100th anniversary with great fanfare, the Galliera Palace devotes a fascinating retrospective to him, to be admired from October 2nd. Photographs, illustrations, old magazines, films and other documents... In total, visitors will discover nearly 400 works from the magazine's archives. The perfect exhibition for fashion lover ! Read the full article here.
Or : Palais Galliera, 10, avenue Pierre-Ier-de-Serbie, 75116 Paris.
When : From October 2, 2021 to January 20, 2022.